Company: Weatherford
Skills: Project Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Responsible for design of new products and makes improvements to existing products. Performs complex tasks and fulfills broad responsibilities where required outcomes are defined, but methods and procedures may vary based on precedent or professional judgment. Considerable latitude for unreviewed action. Confers with supervisor on unusual matters. Coordinates the work of others on projects and may assign work to and assist less experienced professionals or support staff.

  • Design, simulate, prototype, and test ruggedized electronics for use in Weatherford's MLWD and RSS downhole drilling systems.
  • Develop and conduct prototype design qualification tests involving temperature, vibration, and pressure testing.
  • Collaborate with other engineering staff to meet assigned project goals.
  • Direct and oversee the project-specific activities of assigned technician staff.
  • Interface closely with drafting group to develop PC board layouts and documentation.
  • Participate in the engineering signoff of PC board documentation in Windchill.
  • Provide support for all relevant design documents (work instructions, test procedures, theories of operation, etc).
  • Assist Manufacturing with the transition of prototype designs to production.
  • Provide troubleshooting support and root cause analysis investigation and documentation.
  • Understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment.


Must have at least 5-10+ years of related experience. Must have Mechanical Engineering Degree with Electrical knowledge. Preferred knowledge and experience in the areas of low-power and high-temperature hardware design for the downhole environment.
  • Competent user of data acquisition instrumentation and methods
  • Proficient with 3D modeling.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in fit for purpose power supply design
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Proficiency in computer use and Microsoft Office Suite Programs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to travel and work in the test lab, field, onshore & offshore environments